July 25, 2016

Clean power from shore of Harrison Lake BC Hydro Power smart
 
This Week. The latest news and updates from BC 	Hydro.
July 25, 2016
About a quarter of BC Hydro's power is supplied by independent projects, many involving local First Nations. And last week, another such project came on line at Trethewey Creek at Harrison Lake. Also last week, BC Hydro and the Dene Tha' First Nation came to an agreement on Site C. And an opinion piece that ran in the Times Colonist last week argues that Site C critics' claims of farmland losses associated with Site C have been wildly overstated.
'A big part of B.C.'s clean energy supply'

'A big part of B.C.'s clean energy supply'

Energy Minister Bill Bennett stressed the importance of private power projects at the opening of a project north of Harrison Hot Springs that's capable of providing electricity to 7,300 homes annually.

Read more in the Agassiz Harrison Observer
Site C agreement 'a milestone', says chief

Site C agreement 'a milestone', says chief

BC Hydro and a First Nation in Northwest Alberta have reached an agreement on the Site C dam.
Read more in the Dawson Creek Mirror
What are the facts about Site C and farmland?

What are the facts about Site C and farmland?

A former resident of the Peace region says it's an "alarmist view" that future food production is at risk because of Site C.
Read more in the Times Colonist
Photo of the week

Photo of the week

Family Fun Day gave participants the chance to explore the Stave Falls Powerhouse near Mission and interact with our educational displays. Here, a few young attendees get an up-close look at the energy flow in our plasma globe.
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